iPhone 12 mini has made its method by way of iFixit’s teardown course of, revealing principally the identical inside design as different iPhone 12 fashions with some key variations. It is thought that the iPhone 12 sequence fashions use related inside elements, however some adjustments wanted to be made with iPhone 12 mini as a consequence of its dimension. iFixit famous that antennas have been extra uneven on iPhone 12 mini when in comparison with the opposite iPhone 12 fashions. Additionally, the battery, Taptic Engine, and loudspeaker are smaller in comparison with iPhone 12.
While the teardown course of was just about the identical for the iPhone 12 mini as the opposite iPhone 12 fashions, iFixit famous some variations that have been made to accommodate the smaller dimension of the handset. iPhone 12 mini comes with a 5.4-inch show and measures 131.50×64.20×7.40mm. The teardown confirmed that the antennas have been extra asymmetrical as they might not be fitted into the “small-bodied phone” – as iFixit refers to it – in the identical method as the larger iPhone 12 fashions. The show for iPhone 12 mini opened to the left, identical to iPhone 12, however is linked with two show cables as a substitute of three.
The teardown additionally confirmed that the battery, Taptic Engine, and loudspeaker have been smaller in dimension. Similarly, the earpiece, Face ID, and sensors within the higher meeting have been shrunken down to suit the smaller iPhone 12 mini.
While iPhone 12 comes with the identical dimension digicam module as iPhone 12 Pro however with out the LiDAR sensor, iPhone 12 mini eliminates the plastic spacer to make room for different elements. Notably, iPhone 12 mini has the identical two cameras because the iPhone 12.
Coming to the battery, iFixit shared that the battery in iPhone 12 mini is 8.57Wh – bigger than iPhone SE (2020)‘s 6.96Wh. iPhone 12 mini is restricted to 12W when charging wirelessly in comparison with 15W on the opposite three fashions. However, all iPhone 12 fashions cost on the similar 20W when charging with the cable.
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